Experiencing the real essence of San Salvador starts with knowing a few basic facts. Ready to learn exactly where this unique destination is and what things you can do there?
San Salvador, the national capital of El Salvador, is 110 miles (177 kilometers) to the southeast from the significant city, Guatemala City.
There are 550,000 locals that call this part of El Salvador home.
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You should book in advance if you'd like to stay close to San Salvador. The Hotel Villa Florencia Centro is the only property within a short commute of the center.
The thrill of exploring a totally new destination will never get old. Once you've safely arrived at El Salvador International Airport (SAL), the center of San Salvador will be just 20 miles (32 kilometers) from here.
Take a walk around San Salvador and get a feel for the local culture. If you plan to head a little way out, renting a car via Travelocity is a great choice.
Getting here via El Salvador International Airport? Once you escape the cabin, you can rent a vehicle straight away. Avis and Alamo Rent A Car are worth considering.
Renting a car right from the heart of the city can be convenient if you're staying nearby. Head to Hertz, situated at Esquina De La 91 Ave Norte Y 9. Budget at Calle El Mirador Y 85A Ave Norte No 648 is another establishment you can check out.
The National Theater is a significant attraction in this unique city. Plan a morning here and see why it's so special.
Boasting plenty of intriguing programs and exhibits, Natural History Museum educates, inspires and entertains the curious visitors who stream through its doors.
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Arrange for a tour of Palacio Nacional, a local landmark and one of the area's unmissable attractions.
And there's more.
Metrocentro is a great shopping destination, featuring a large range of stores and eateries.
If you have explored the best of San Salvador and have more time up your sleeve, don't fret! Just 20 miles (32 kilometers) away is Suchitoto, and you certainly won't be bored here. If you want to spend a whole day in this area, stop by Santa Lucia Church in the morning. Then hop on over to Guazapa Volcano and the Art Center for Peace. If this doesn't appeal, try Santa Ana. Just 30 miles (48 kilometers) away, this area features more great attractions including Museum of Human Anatomy, Metrocentro Santa Ana and the Regional Museum of the West. Spend a day or two here to get around to all of them.
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